Coming of Age in the Milky Way Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Where was René Descartes born? (from Chapters 19 and 20)

2.

The first step in the exploration of intergalactic space was taken by what philosopher? (from Chapter 8: Deep Space)

3.

According to the author, the universe could have emerged from nothing without violating any natural laws since the energy emitted from celestial objects (positive) is balanced by what, resulting in a net zero amount of energy? (from Chapters 17 and 18)

4.

What German mathematician provided evidence that every conservation law is based on symmetry? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

5.

Isaac Newton developed a theory on gravitation and in doing so demolished whose dual universe? (from Chapter 6: Newton's Reach)

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